Tag Archives: Biology

Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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Madeline L’Engle

Madeline L’Engle Madeline L’Engle is one of my favorite children’s authors. I first read A Wrinkle in Time in 6th grade maybe. It was published in 1962 and my mother remembered reading it. In any case, I got a copy … Continue reading

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Love Synapse

April 22, 2009 Love Synapse   Love Maps or Love Synapse? How much of our personality and love life is ruled by psychology and how much by biology? Anthropologist Helen Fisher thinks she has a pretty good idea.  I read … Continue reading

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Fringe

September 19, 2008 Fringe     “The Pattern.” I’ve often looked for patterns in fiction and in my own life.  It is interesting that the new J.J. Abrams show Fringe uses the concept of patterns. Like “The Covenant” or “Prophet Five” … Continue reading

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